Caught on Cam: Postal Truck Knocks Over Tree That Almost Hits Man in Philadelphia

A close call was captured on camera after a U.S. Postal truck knocked over a tree which missed a man by inches in Center City over the weekend.

Jeremy Thompson, who recorded the incident, told NBC10 the tree was knocked over Saturday on the 2100 block of Locust Street. The video shows the truck backing up into the tree which falls over and almost hits a man walking by. The man escaped injury however and continued to walk down the sidewalk.

“It literally just snapped,” Thompson said. “It was like a twig. It was like a matchstick. I mean thank God no one got hurt.”

Source: Caught on Cam: Postal Truck Knocks Over Tree That Almost Hits Man in Center City | NBC 10 Philadelphia

  • Marcus1956

    The tree was dead and should have been removed before this accident.

  • Da Zozz

    My thoughts exactly.

  • A Mail Handler

    Tree branch from the picture appears to be far out onto the street. Mail truck appears to be in an OK position. City and county need to be concerned about over-reaching trees and their branches. LC